Pinch

Release Date:  12/22/20; DVD Genre:  Thriller Rating:  NR Director:  Greg Galloway Studio(s):  Maverick Entertainment Running Time:  74 mins. Cast:  Shomari Love, Brenda Raquel, Karon Riley, Jamal Woolard, Lisa Wu, Karlie Redd, Supa Peach, Bone Crusher, Whitney Reign. Story:  A talented MC uses larceny to fund his dreams of becoming a rap star, but his life changes when…

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Christmas Comes Twice

Release Date:  12/13/20; Hallmark Genre:  Comedy/Holiday Rating:  NR Director:  Michael M. Scott Studio(s):  BET Running Time:  Unknown Cast:  Tamera Mowry-Housley, Michael Xavier, Sheryl Lee Ralph. Story:  Emily (Tamera Mowry-Housley) is a top newscaster who has achieved her career dreams but still has regrets about the guy (Michael Xavier) who got away five years earlier. When the Christmas…

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The Christmas Lottery

Release Date:   12/12/20, BET and BET Her; and 12/17/20 BET+ Genre:  Comedy/Holiday Rating:  NR Director:  Tamika Miller Studio(s):   MarVista Entertainment, Octet Productions Running Time:  Unknown Cast:  Reginald VelJohnson, Asai’h Epperson, Christina “Brave” Williams, Candiace Dillard Bassett, Lorenzo “Renny” Cromwell, Terayle Hill, Kay-Megan Washington, Phylicia Morgan. Story:  Gerald Davenport has requested his three estranged daughters Diedre, Nicole,…

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Restless

Release Date:  12/15/20; DVD Genre:   Thriller Rating:  NR Director:  Tavares M. Wilson Studio(s):  Maverick Entertainment Running Time:  75 mins. Cast:  Tai Anderson, Tavares M. Wilson, Robyn Connell, Will Jeziorski Story:   Single Mother Naomi Harper takes on a ruthless drug lord and corrupt politicians when her teenage son is killed in what appears to be a gang…

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Cooking Up Christmas

Release Date:  12/15/20; OWN Genre:  Family/Holiday Rating:  NR Director:  Roger M. Bobb Studio(s):  Mutiny FX, Tycor International Film Company Running Time:  Unknown Cast:  Lamman Rucker (Donovon Jackson), Meagan Holder (Chloe), Jen Harper (Dolores), Giovonnie Samuels (April), Marquita Goings (Shavonne), Vince Pisani (Mark), L. Warren Young (Buck), Peter Luis Zimmerman (Carlos), Bailey Tippen (Vanessa), Lindsey Blackwell…

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Malcolm & Marie

Release Date:  2/5/21; Netflix Genre:  Drama Rating:  NR Director:  Sam Levinson Studio(s):  Little Lamb, The Reasonable Bunch, Netflix   Running Time:  106 mins. Cast:  Zendaya (Marie), John David Washington (Malcolm). Story:  Sam Levinson teams up with Zendaya and John David Washington for an achingly romantic drama in which a filmmaker (Washington) and his girlfriend (Zendaya) return…

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